Andriievsky, Viktor

Andriievsky, Viktor [Andrijevs'kyj], b 11 November 1885 in Poltava, d 15 September 1967 in Dornstadt, Germany. (Photo: Viktor Andriievsky.) Public figure, publicist, and pedagogue. Andriievsky worked in the Poltava provincial zemstvo, was a member of the Poltava Hromada, and held the post of Poltava gubernial commissioner of education in 1917–18. He co-founded the Ukrainian Democratic Agrarian party in 1917. In 1920 he emigrated and lived in Poland, Czechoslovakia, and finally Germany. Andriievsky was the author of works and numerous anti-socialist newspaper articles. Among his writings are the following: Z mynuloho (From the Past, 2 vols, 1921-3); his memoirs, covering the years 1885 to 1917, entitled Try hromady (Three Communities, 2 vols, 1938); and monographs dedicated to Mykola Lysenko (M. Lysenko [1942]) and Mykola Mikhnovsky (M. Mikhnovs'kyi [1950]).

[This article originally appeared in the Encyclopedia of Ukraine, vol. 1 (1984).]




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